Kaziranga National Park opening date 2018

Kaziranga National Park homed to the Great Indian Rhino in Assam, India is effected by monsoon each year. The jungle safaries inside the park are always need to be suspended due to heavy rain of monsoon in North East India. This year (2018) the National Park was remain closed to tourist from 31st May 2018. However the elephant safari inside the Park was already suspended from 1st of May 2018. The jeep safari is also partially permitted for the last open days. The park is actually closed for bad road conditions and mud-water on roads as they are not made of concrete and became serviceable for the Gypsy vehicles.

As per the Government Notification by Kaziranga Forest Department the Kaziranga National Park will re-open for tourist from 12 October 2018. However it will be partially open in  Central and Western Range only. Jeep safari may be allowed to a limited access to the park and  the elephant safari may likely to resume from 1 November 2018. However, the Forest Department has not issued and notification regarding the elephant safari.

Best time to visit the Park: The best time to visit the National Park is last of the February month, March and 1st week of April each year. It is due the the control fire in Kaziranga forest. The elephant grasses inside the Park is burnt and you will be able to see wildlife in far distance with possible eye sight easily.

How to reach Kaziranga?

By Air – Guwahati Airport (GAU) – 239 km

By Air – Jorhat Airport (JRH) – 90 km

By Air – Tezpur Airport (TEZ) – 86 kms

By Train – Guwahati (Paltanbazar) Railway Station – 218 km

By Train – Golaghat Railway Station – 68 km

By Train – Jorhat Railway Station – 90 km

By Bus – Guwahati ISBT – 217 km

By Bus – Jorhat ISBT – 86 km

From Shillong to Kohora – 279 km

From Cherapunjee – Kohora – 327 km

From Tawang to Kohora – 402 km

From Bomdila to Kohora – 230 km

From Bhalukpong to Kohora – 134 km

Taxi Transport is also available for Kaziranga.